Hope you’re not tired of posts about editing . . .

Because I am nowhere near the end. In fact, for you’re viewing enjoyment, I’ve even added a handy tally on the side bar. 🙂

Anyway, remember this post, where I mentioned the importance of a great ending?

Yeah . . . looks like it’s back to the drawing board.

Kidding aside, I actually feel that this is a classic example of why I like editing. Yes, you heard me correctly. I like editing. I find it an exhilarating challenge to bring my chisel up to the rough shape of my story and perfect those lines.

So, yes, I need to rework my entire ending. But I’m excited for that challenge. It’s going to take work. It’s going to take lots of thought, but I’m determined to get this right. All I have to say is, bring it on.



  1. Natalie on May 7, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    Rawr! You can do it, Ren! You have everything set up perfectly. Can’t wait to see what your genius comes up with:)

  2. Kiersten on May 7, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    Whoohoo! And I feel like you’re really, really close, and this is all so exciting!

  3. Kasie West on May 7, 2009 at 5:39 pm

    I’ve redone an end recently. It’s always fun when you can get it right. Good luck. I’m excited for you.

  4. sraasch on May 7, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    Yay, editing! I actually like it too. It’s one of my favorite parts of the process! You can do it, Renee!

  5. Terri Tiffany on May 7, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    I can’t wait to be where you are!! Go for it!

  6. candicekennington on May 7, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    You make me laugh! I love the look on your face next to the tally. I too need to rework my ending of my first book. Good luck!

  7. Lady Glamis on May 8, 2009 at 12:38 am

    I know who put you up to this, too. Happy chiseling!

  8. Renee Collins on May 8, 2009 at 1:40 am

    Natalie-I sure hope it’s genius.

    Kiersten-Yes, close. I need to remind myself of that.

    Kasie-It is exciting, though at this moment a tad overwhelming. I’m sure once I’m into it it will be better.

    Sara-High fives for a fellow editing fan!

    Terri-It’s only a matter of time. You’re pretty close, aren’t you?

    Candice-I frequently roll my eyes at myself. 🙂

    Michelle-he he, she’s a good one. That’s for sure.